Craft-Room Challenge - Sun, Sand & Surf

From time to time we all say this, Where is the year going?  It is almost the middle of June and before this fortnights challenge ends the Solstice will have passed and summer will be upon us!   Well us in the north that is, winter down under.   I love that cycle each hemisphere giving the promise of things to come to the other a very satisfying, never ending cycle.

Following an extremely popular challenge from Annie I predict that this Craft-Room Challenge from Amber will be even more popular giving everyone a lot of fun.   The theme this time is Sun, Sand & Surf.    We are sponsored by Crafty Individuals.

Here is my take on this fortnights theme 

Don't you just love a good challenge? I do and this one really set me off.   As you can see I have 'painted' a canvas.   Starting with No Nails the wave, spray and some sea was marked out, then the wait for the adhesive to go off.   After which the acrylic paints were unearthed, sun, sky & sea painted in, for added texture Viva pastes crackle for the sea and terra for the suggestion of sand bottom left.

My roomies all have their own take on the theme please check them out, they would love to hear from you.

This is my entry this month to the two alter art challenges I try to enter every month.

Altered Eclectics - Always anything altered goes

Rhedd's Creative Spirit - Always anything altered goes

By using the No Nails in this way I claim that the adhesive is altered, well it's worth a try ROFL

Simon Says (Monday Challenge) - Paint


  1. I love your arty piece Zoe, hugs Annette x

  2. Fabulous texture, very vibrant.

    Thanks for joining us at Rhedds Creative Spirit.

    Moira DT xx

  3. This remind me a bit of Van Gogh...I can feel the warm sun and the cool ocean spray!

  4. Fabulous canvas Zoe - I can hear the waves crashing on the shore.
    xxx Hazel.

  5. wow! just look at all that movement and texture you've got on there Zoe!! you and your creations are so cool! Debi xx

  6. Wow this is fab hun love it TFS with us Altered Eclectics this month.

    Altered Eclectics Owner
    Eclectic Ellapu Owner
    Crafty Ribbons DT
    Handcrafted by Ellapu

  7. Such a wonderful canvas!! Love wave, sea, sun and great colours. Thank you so much for sharing some paint inspiration with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week!

  8. This is so beautiful Zoe! I love all the texture and bright colors. Perfect inspiration!


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